Starting the arch/powerpc merge

Pantelis Antoniou panto at
Tue Sep 27 19:51:25 EST 2005

Paul Mackerras wrote:
> Pantelis Antoniou writes:
>>Count me in too; using a 970 in 32 bit mode, because of gentoo
>>problems in 64 bit mode.
> I'm using an server on a ppc64 kernel, and it all works,
> including DRI.  Both 32-bit and 64-bit X server and clients work.  We
> now have the 32-bit ioctl compatibility sorted out in the kernel DRM.
> So I don't think X is a reason to run a 32-bit kernel any more.
> What problems do you see with a 64-bit kernel?
> Paul.

I didn't really tried a very recent kernel, I tried it about a month ago,
and it didn't work. Could be a gentoo problem for all I know.

Since I don't have time to debug these kind of problems, it's really nice
to know that it now works :).

No worries then.



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